8 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

8 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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8 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

Berlin
Fly:  14​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Berlin

3
days
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 38 minutes away. Pack the 30th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, Head underground at Bronson Caves, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and listen to music at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles journey planner.

Berlin, Germany to Los Angeles is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Berlin to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In January, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco vacation planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Childrens Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

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